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Director, Software Engineering (SaaS) in Reston, VA at ettain group

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Reston, VA -

Job Title: Director, Software Engineering (SaaS)  

Location:  Reston, VA

Industry: Information Technology

Terms:  Direct Placement

 Job Summary:

Director of Software Engineering role is to lead, manage, mentor, and build an extremely talented software engineering team with proven track record of delivering new customer-facing software products.

You will need to wear many hats and be comfortable across the stack and are able to strategically lead a project team to successful delivery. You are excited to mentor, influence and lead a team and you are an expert in at least one language or domain, and maybe in 2 or more.

Must have the ability to attract and recruit industry best talent, and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure that what we build compelling, customer-oriented solutions in an iterative methodology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with peers in Product Management organization to define features, architectures, road-map, development plans, and prioritize resources, milestones, and activities.
  • Participate in design reviews, code reviews, and architectural decisions
  • Move your teams toward the goals of higher autonomy, automation, and CI/CD and evangelizing new technologies and processes
  • Works collaboratively with cross functional teams to plan and deliver product releases. Identifies project risks related to technology; develops and executes plans to mitigate these risks.
  • Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent
  • Ability to drive a culture of quality, personal accountability, and strong relationship with internal and external team members
  • Expert in DevOps / Agile methods including SCRUM, Automated test, and CI/CD

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer science or equivalent experience
  • At least 5+ years in a technical leadership role, and 10+ years developing SaaS products
  • 5+ years of experience with one or more framework/languages like Rails, Spring Boot, Java, Python in a SaaS product
  • 3+ Experience with RESTful API development
  • 5+ years of experience working in an Agile life cycle development environment.

Preffered Qualifications:

  • Micro-services, AWS, Containers or Kubernetes
  • RESTful Web API experience
  • Agile process experience
  • Prior experience with release management and production support.

Job Key Words:

  • Software, Engineering, Director, Information Technology, Tech Lead, SaaS, Product Management, Mobile, Development, CI/CD

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship? NO
  • Corp-to-Corp? NO

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Braelynn Wiggins at 571-612-4591

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